'A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects

These are usually sun-loving plants, which will provide food for butterflies, pollen for bees. Encourage natural predators such as ladybirds and hoverflies, who keep the numbers down of less welcome visitors to the garden.

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NEPETA 'Hill Grounds'

NEPETA 'Hill Grounds'

Grey-green foliage topped with intense violet flowers June-August. Full sun.

40cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pink Parfait'

Large rose-pink flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pink Parfait'
SANGUISORBA officinalis dark form

SANGUISORBA officinalis dark form

Very dark maroon burrs.

1.50m £5.00

SALVIA verticillata 'Hannay's Blue'

Bright blue flowers.

60cm £5.00

SALVIA verticillata 'Hannay's Blue'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant'

Good pink flowers.

1.20m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'

Bright yellow flowers with a lemon-yellow reverse on tall stems. Sun.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'
SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'

SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'

Masses of wonderful maroon-purple flowers through summer and autumn. Hardy in a sunny, well-drained spot. Takes cuttings easily!

60cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Dapper Tapper'

Large mauve flowers on a shorter plant, August-October.

50cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Dapper Tapper'
HELENIUM 'El Dorado'

HELENIUM 'El Dorado'

Big bright yellow flowers with a large, dark central cone. My current favourite!

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Tutti Frutti'

Same parents as 'Dyson's Joy', and very floriferous! Deep pink flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Tutti Frutti'
ALTHAEA officinalis

ALTHAEA officinalis

Marshmallow! Graceful, tall plant with pale pink, magenta-centred flowers. Bees love it, and the root is used to make marshmallows! Well-drained soil in sun.

1.50m £5.00

SIDALCEA 'Loveliness'

Large pink flowers on upright stems in midsummer. Sun.

75cm £5.00

SIDALCEA 'Loveliness'
ASTER 'Chilly Fingers'

ASTER 'Chilly Fingers'

Sprays of pale blue daisies with long, thin, curled petals, similar to, but more curled than 'Lutetia', and taller too.

90cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Thunder'

Deep red flowers on wiry stems.

1.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Thunder'
HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'

HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'

Large, golden-yellow flowers July-October.

80cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Red Jewel'

A good shorter variety, with deep red flowers.

75cm £6.50

HELENIUM 'Red Jewel'

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